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Please tell me it was worth the 129 bucks for a mechanical KB. Anyone else have one wanna share some feedback?
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A mechanical keyboard is a personal thing.

The majority of people will prefer the feel to a rubber dome; most people who buy a mechanical rave about it.

It will not magically make you game better.

The particular keyboard you bought is not as exceptionally durable as some mechanicals are claimed to be; but it's probably much more durable than what you have now.

You'll have to decide for yourself whether or not it was worth the money.
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I love my G11 for the feel of the keys and the volume/media buttons..

I was actually looking at these earlier today to buy.... I dont see the point in mechanical.

My keys are quiet, the curve on each one is perfect and unique from any other. I got my media keys(A MUST)......And all the keys work when I press them. I dont see all the hate on Logitech's. I'm open to mature debates, though....

Aaaaaaand go!
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Yea I didn't expect a a new gaming experience or anything. And I know how it feels as opposed to my logisys with laptop-like keys. But I was more or less trying to convince myself that spending 129 dollars on a KB, on this particular KB was worth it. Couple DAS mechanicals on ebay I was eyeing, but I did like the look of the BWU. Plus the backlit keys are a plus. Ii get home at 1am and lights wake up wife and newborn, so to see what I am typing helps.
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Sorry but I just can't see how any keyboard can possibly be worth $130. It can be mechanical, can have strobe lights going off to the beat of your music, and have macros up the dung hole; there isn't, imo, a keyboard out that is worth that much.
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post #6 of 31
I love mine. Sort-of wanted the ultimate version but it was £130 not $130. I'm not going to pay £50 extra for backlighting.

It's changed the way i type, feels nice to use, and was £10 more than a G15. I'm pretty happy with my purchase but not everybody will like the feel of a mechanical keyboard.
post #7 of 31
Review: Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Keyboard

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As I wrote this, I felt more and more that this particular keyboard is a “don’t buy” at the moment. There are too many other good keyboards on the market, and even if you were to opt for the significantly lower-priced basic Black Widow (no backlight, no ports), I still don’t feel you’re getting their best. I still prefer the aging but sleek Lycosa over this, and the 7G is both more tastefully designed and better laid out. It’s not a bad keyboard, but in the face of truly excellent competition, I just can’t recommend the BlackWidow.
This made my decision easy. I bought the Steelseries 7G the next day. (Here, in Argentina, both are priced at $200, so I LOL @ "Sorry but I just can't see how any keyboard can possibly be worth $130.").
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Just out of curiosity, where did you buy it from?

Because they're $108 new on amazon.
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I bought it on Razer's site.
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post #10 of 31
I got a blackwidow ultimate as my first mechanical, and I feel its the best keyboard I have ever used.
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